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Chicago Research is Building a New Home for Industrial Music in the Midwest

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Quinn A., an artist on the industrial label Chicago Research founded by Blake Karlson, is describing the recording process for the forthcoming EP by the group Civic Center, when things take an unexpected turn.

“Blake [Karlson] has a big collection of scrap metal,” Quinn says, “which is actually terrifying. It provides you with small cuts.”

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The Best Punk on Bandcamp, November 2018


Bandcamp has long been a home for DIY punk and hardcore from around the world, touching all of the myriad subgenre styles and helping to translate the simple effectiveness of cut-and-paste to the digital age. For November’s edition of the best punk releases on Bandcamp, Kerry Cardoza highlights a fiery hardcore EP from Brooklyn’s Exotica, the recently rereleased proto-punk of Richmond’s L’Amour, and much more. Continue reading